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Topic: iPhone 5

New mophie juice pack plus boosts iPhone 5 power by 120%

05/16/2013, 09:05 am

Apple's iPhone 5 is getting another battery-boosting accessory from mophie, as the company announced the availability of the juice pack plus, which boosts the battery life of Apple's newest handset by 120 percent.

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AT&T supposedly offering iPhone 5 for free with iPhone 4S trade-in, 2-year contract

05/15/2013, 10:05 pm

America's number two wireless telecom and Apple partner carrier AT&T recently started sending out promotional emails to certain iPhone 4S owners on its network, saying that they can take advantage of special trade-in pricing that effectively negates the upfront cost of a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5.

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Verizon confirms $100 iPhone 5 for featurephone customers [u]

05/15/2013, 04:05 pm

Verizon has confirmed to AppleInsider that the carrier will indeed be offering the iPhone 5 for just $100, but only to select customers as a promotional effort to encourage smartphone adoption.

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T-Mobile's iPhone 5 pricing now $149, carrier update 'hack' reportedly boosts data speeds

05/13/2013, 04:05 pm

As its promotion of the iPhone 5 comes to an end, U.S. wireless provider T-Mobile has raised the price of Apple's flagship handset to $149; and a pair of hackers claim to have found a way to increase the handset's data transmission speeds by using the carrier's latest over-the-air update.

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T-Mobile to tout '$0 Down' iPhone 5 trade-in deal for Mother's Day

05/10/2013, 12:05 pm

T-Mobile is continuing to tout the recent arrival of Apple's iPhone on its network, and this weekend will see the "UNcarrier" offering the iPhone 5 for no money down with a valid trade-in.

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Teardown finds Samsung Galaxy S4 more costly to build than Apple's iPhone 5

05/09/2013, 02:05 pm

An analysis of parts found inside Samsung's new Galaxy S4 has concluded the flagship smartphone is more costly to build than Apple's iPhone 5, with a price tag of $237 for the 16-gigabyte model.

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Aio Wireless launches prepaid iPhone 5 plans starting at $55 per month

05/09/2013, 12:05 pm

Thursday saw the launch of a new prepaid wireless carrier as Aio, a subsidiary of AT&T, went live offering Apple's iPhone 5 and service for $55 per month.

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Samsung returns to targeted anti-Apple ads with latest Galaxy S4 spot

05/03/2013, 05:05 pm

In a recently released commercial, Samsung once agains sets its sights on Apple's flagship iPhone, pointing out the "inadequecies" of the iOS device while at the same time touting new Galaxy features like Air View.

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US Cellular to begin selling Apple products this year

05/03/2013, 09:05 am

U.S. Cellular, the sixth-largest wireless provider in America, announced on Friday that it will begin carrying Apple products later this year.

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.4 for iPhone 5 with updated audio profile for speakerphone

05/02/2013, 01:05 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a new software update for iPhone 5 owners, adding an updated audio profile for speakerphone. The minor update is now available for download and install.

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Rumor: Apple returned batch of 8 million defective iPhones to Foxconn

04/22/2013, 08:04 am

A batch of as many as 8 million iPhone units were reportedly not up to Apple's standards after being assembled by Foxconn, and were subsequently returned to the company.

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Verizon's 4M iPhone activations in line with expectations, showing Apple's 'stability'

04/18/2013, 11:04 am

While iPhone growth may be slowing, Apple's hugely profitable smartphone franchise isn't going anywhere, as evidenced by the latest on-target activation numbers at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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Apple's iPhone accounted for 4M of Verizon's 7.2M total Q1 smartphones

04/18/2013, 08:04 am

With 7.2 million total smartphones activated in Verizon's first fiscal quarter, the iPhone accounted for more than half, with 4 million total Apple handsets activated in the three-month span.

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iPhone 5 debuts to lines, crowds, and commercials on T-Mobile

04/12/2013, 12:04 pm

On Friday, Apple's iPhone finally launched on T-Mobile, the United States' fourth-largest wireless carrier, with customers able to pick up Apple's bestselling smartphone on T-Mobile's new UNcarrier pricing structure.

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Cheap smartphones besting Apple, Samsung in growing Indian market sales

04/12/2013, 09:04 am

Local smartphone makers in India with aggressively low prices are outselling worldwide market leaders Apple and Samsung, according to new data.

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AT&T's 4G LTE network to hit 79 new markets by summer

04/10/2013, 03:04 pm

AT&T-based users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will soon find their data access speeds greatly increased in a number of markets, as the carrier announced on Tuesday the expansion of its 4G LTE network to 79 new areas.

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T-Mobile announces iPhone trade-in plan to woo current owners from competing carriers

04/10/2013, 01:04 am

Ahead of debuting the iPhone 5 on its network later this week, T-Mobile on Tuesday announced the start of a trade-in program that offers current iPhone owners a chance to grab the latest Apple handset at no upfront cost and a $120 credit to put toward the "un-carrier's" monthly device fee.

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Tele2 officially activates 4G LTE for Apple's iPhone and iPad in Sweden

04/09/2013, 01:04 am

Months after Apple's iPhone 5 launched in Sweden, cellular operator Tele2 has finally enabled 4G LTE for the device after getting approval to do so in January.

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T-Mobile carrier update brings LTE, Visual Voicemail for unlocked iPhone 5

04/05/2013, 03:04 pm

A software update released on Friday will give iPhone 5 users on T-Mobile access to the carrier's LTE network, in addition to adding a number of other features like Visual Voicemail

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Unlocked GSM iPhones on T-Mobile could get LTE with carrier update

04/02/2013, 01:04 pm

T-Mobile customers that brought their iPhones over to the carrier will see feature enhancements and perhaps even a data speed boost when the carrier rolls out an update on Friday.

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